Mindware : tools for smart thinking / Richard E. Nisbett.
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Summary:A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation.
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|Hood River County Library||153.4 NIS 2015 (Text)||33892100306944||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||08/18/2015||Available||-|
|Lake County Main Library - Lakeview||153.4 NISBETT (Text)||37620000837171||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||09/23/2015||Available||-|
|Pendleton Public Library||153.4 N631 (Text)||37801000515393||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||10/07/2015||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780374112677
- ISBN: 0374112673
- Physical Description: viii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -305) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Thinking about thought. Everything's an inference ; The power of the situation ; The rational unconscious -- The formerly dismal science. Should you think like an economist? ; Spilt milk and free lunch ; Foiling foibles -- Coding, counting, correlation, and causality. Odds and Ns ; Linked up -- Experiments. Ignore the HiPPO ; Experiments natural and experiments proper ; Eekonomics ; Don't ask, can't tell -- Thinking, straight and curved. Logic ; Dialecticism -- Knowing the world. KISS and tell ; Keeping it real -- The tools of the lay scientist.
A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation.
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